NACCHO Voice

The Word on Local Health Departments is a blog by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO).

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  • National Environmental Public Health Tracking

Linking Exposures and Health Effects to Environmental Hazards through Technical Assistance

This year, NACCHO piloted a technical assistance program focused on Environmental Public Health Tracking.

Jul 10, 2020 | Tiara Smith

  • Vector Control

The Fight Against Tick-Borne Disease: How Partnering with Local Public Health Agencies can Help Protect Communities

Tick-borne diseases are increasingly threatening the health of people in the United States.

Jul 01, 2020 | Danielle Chatelain

  • Climate Change
  • Research & Reports

New Research Brief from Climate Central -"Seniors at Risk: Heat and Climate Change"

A new Climate Central report examines how heat and a warming climate endanger the health of an aging U.S. population, a...

Jul 01, 2020 | Anu Varma

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Global Health
  • Research & Reports

With Symposium and New Portal, NIEHS Makes it Easier to Learn How Climate Changes Health

On July 1, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences will host its Fourth Annual Global Environmental...

Jun 29, 2020 | Guest Author

  • Climate Change

Climate Reality Leadership Corps: Global Training Applications Close June 25!

Applications for the Climate Reality Leadership Corps Global Training closes midnight on June 25.

Jun 24, 2020

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Food Safety & Inspection

Partnership for Food Protection Webinar - Managing Retail Food Operations During and After a Pandemic

A ninety-minute webinar to discuss lessons learned, best practices implemented, and continuing challenges to conducting...

Jun 24, 2020

  • Vector Control

Foundational Training Resources Designed for Vector Control Programs

This page enlists some foundational training resources that have been helpful to past Vector Control Collaborative...

Jun 23, 2020 | Anu Varma

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  • Food Safety & Inspection

Outbreak Investigation of Cyclospora: Bagged Salads (June 2020)

The FDA, along with CDC and state and local partners have released a outbreak investigation notice against ALDI,...

Jun 22, 2020

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  • Food Safety & Inspection

Guidance for Agricultural Workers and Employers and Testing Strategy for COVID-19 in High-Density Critical Infrastructure Workplaces

NACCHO invites you to a webinar to highlight the recently released CDC and OSHA Interim Guidance for Agricultural...

Jun 22, 2020 | Amy Chang

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  • Climate Change

Exacerbation of Air Pollution & Heat Exposure May be Significantly Associated with Risk to Pregnancy Outcomes in the United States

New findings suggest that exacerbation of air pollution and heat exposure related to climate change may be...

Jun 19, 2020 | Anu Varma

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Hazards & Health Effects

Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

The American Lung Association has developed a new fact sheet in Spanish to...

Jul 15, 2020

Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Parks

Greener Parks for Health

National Recreation and Park Association releases new Greener Parks for Health...

Jul 13, 2020

Greener Parks for Health

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  • Tools & Resources

CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

CDC recently updated its flexibilities guidance for recipients and applicants...

Jul 09, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

SYNC 2020, the National Conference for HIV, HCV, STI and LGBTQ Health, is...

Jul 08, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

NCSD and NACCHO are pleased to offer several full scholarships for DIS to...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

Social media toolkit for National HIV Testing Day, a day to raise awareness...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

Local health departments (LHDs) are on the frontlines of the opioid crisis,...

Jun 16, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

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  • Community Engagement
  • Informatics
  • Opportunity

The Path to One Million: Leveraging the Power of Public...

Since its launch, the All of Us Research Program has enrolled more than 350,000...

Jun 11, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

The Path to One Million: Leveraging the Power of Public...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

NCSD Brief: At-Home Self-Collection Lab Testing for...

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) developed a technical assistance...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman

NCSD Brief: At-Home Self-Collection Lab Testing for...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) released STD TAC Billing...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman

NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

NCSD Webinar: At-Home HIV & STI Testing – The Lab...

Part 4 in a series of webinars discussing at-home HIV & STI testing at health...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman

NCSD Webinar: At-Home HIV & STI Testing – The Lab...

  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Ending the HIV...

Kaiser Family Foundation has released two new resources related to the federal...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Ending the HIV...

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